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Miami Dolphins owner: No decision on anthem protest discipline

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross felt a need to publicly clarify the franchise’s stance on potential punishments for any on-field protest of the national anthem. “We haven’t made a decision on what we would do, if anything, at that point,” Ross said in a statement released by the Dolphins on Friday. It was first revealed by the Associated Press on Thursday that the Dolphins...
Miami Dolphins could suspend kneeling players; but policy not finalized

Miami Dolphins could suspend kneeling players; but policy not finalized

Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended up to four games, according to a team policy submitted to the NFL. However, a team source said Thursday that the issue would be addressed during the season and that all options are still on the table. All teams needed to submit a policy as part of a broader detrimental conduct guideline, before...
Jason Taylor, Sam Madison bullish on Dolphins’ chances with Ryan Tannehill at QB

Jason Taylor, Sam Madison bullish on Dolphins’ chances with Ryan Tannehill at QB

Former Dolphin Jason Taylor speaks at Pierson Park in Wellington, Florida on July 17, 2018. The Western Communities Football League is hosting the WCFL Tackle Football Showcase July 17th – 19th at the WCFL Football Fields in Pierson Park, Wellington. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) WELLINGTON – Make sure not to count former Dolphins cornerback Sam Madison...
Miami Dolphins: What they’re now worth is eye-opening

Miami Dolphins: What they’re now worth is eye-opening

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross after win over the Texans at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on October 25, 2015. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) The Miami Dolphins are the 25th-most valuable sports franchise in the world, according to Forbes. The Dolphins are worth $2.575 billion, which outranks some other notable franchises such as the...
Will changing dynamics of Miami Dolphins receivers be a jolt for DeVante Parker’s career?

Will changing dynamics of Miami Dolphins receivers be a jolt for DeVante Parker’s career?

DeVante Parker has yet to live up to his draft slot. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits — or doesn&rsquo...
Don’t be so fast to typecast Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant as only a track guy in cleats

Don’t be so fast to typecast Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant as only a track guy in cleats

Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant breaks a tackle by inside linebacker Reggie Ragland of the Chiefs en route to a 65-yard touchdown in December. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll...
Miami Dolphins’ T.J. McDonald could benefit from ‘stress-free’ training camp

Miami Dolphins’ T.J. McDonald could benefit from ‘stress-free’ training camp

Dolphins safety T.J. McDonald celebrates after a stop on Dion Lewis of the Patriots. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits...
Frank Gore will be 35, but here’s why Miami Dolphins don’t really care

Frank Gore will be 35, but here’s why Miami Dolphins don’t really care

Ex-Hurricane Frank Gore, then with the Indianapolis Colts, runs against the Dolphins. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits...
Miami Dolphins’ fortunes revolve around Ryan Tannehill’s knee, putting heat on ‘new person’ Laremy Tunsil

Miami Dolphins’ fortunes revolve around Ryan Tannehill’s knee, putting heat on ‘new person’ Laremy Tunsil

Laremy Tunsil ‘played like a rookie’ in his first season at left tackle, one Dolphins coach said. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism...
Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips wants to be elite. How close is he?

Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips wants to be elite. How close is he?

Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips. (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits — or doesn’t fit — into the team’s...
It’s Cordrea Tankersley’s job to lose — but what if Tony Lippett gets healthy for Miami Dolphins?

It’s Cordrea Tankersley’s job to lose — but what if Tony Lippett gets healthy for Miami Dolphins?

Dolphins cornerback Cordrea Tankersley deflects a pass away from Atlanta’s Austin Hooper, which resulted in a Reshad Jones interception to seal a win for Miami. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past...
Ex-Dolphins Jason Taylor, Sam Madison stress safe way to play football

Ex-Dolphins Jason Taylor, Sam Madison stress safe way to play football

St. Thomas Aquinas assistant coach Reggie Harris is bringing out the stars for his youth camp on player safety this week. Former Miami Dolphins icons Jason Taylor and Sam Madison will join Harris as coaches this week at the Western Communities Football Tackle Football Showcase at Pierson Park in Wellington. The three-day camp, which begins on Tuesday and is open for players ages 5-15, will include...
NFL Players Association files grievance over anthem policy

NFL Players Association files grievance over anthem policy

The NFL Players Association announced Tuesday that it has filed a grievance against the league’s national anthem policy, which was put in place in May. NFL owners approved the policy May 23. Under it, individual teams will have the ability to fine players and other personnel who do not stand and “show respect for the flag and the Anthem.” >> Read more trending news ...
Body found at New Jersey home of former Pahokee football star Janoris Jenkins

Body found at New Jersey home of former Pahokee football star Janoris Jenkins

Authorities are conducting a death investigation at the New Jersey home of New York Giants and former Pahokee High football standout Janoris Jenkins, according to multiple published reports.  A man’s body was found Tuesday morning at Jenkins’ home in Fair Lawn, N.J., TMZ Sports reported.  Jenkins has been in Florida and was not at the home when the body was discovered, TMZ...
Speedy, versatile receiver Albert Wilson brings intrigue to Miami Dolphins’ offense

Speedy, versatile receiver Albert Wilson brings intrigue to Miami Dolphins’ offense

Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson during organized team activities. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits ...
When you’re hot: Xavien Howard trending straight up for Miami Dolphins’ secondary

When you’re hot: Xavien Howard trending straight up for Miami Dolphins’ secondary

Xavien Howard makes an interception against the Patriots. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits — or doesn&rsquo...
Big bucks, big decision, big year for Miami Dolphins RT Ja’Wuan James

Big bucks, big decision, big year for Miami Dolphins RT Ja’Wuan James

Ja’Wuan James (right) plays a key role in protecting Ryan Tannehill. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits ...
All grown up, Kenyan Drake primed to ‘bust out’ for Miami Dolphins in 2018

All grown up, Kenyan Drake primed to ‘bust out’ for Miami Dolphins in 2018

Kenyan Drake could be the Dolphins’ best hope for a breakout season in 2018. (Getty Images) (Note: Today begins our summer-long series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting key members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how...
Miami Dolphins’ special teams are now Walt Aikens’ show

Miami Dolphins’ special teams are now Walt Aikens’ show

Dolphins DB Walt Aikens celebrates after scoring a defensive two-point conversion on a blocked extra-point attempt by Arizona kicker Chandler Catanzaro in 2016. (Bill Ingram / The Palm Beach Post) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for...
Miami Dolphins to gather for training camp earlier than most NFL teams

Miami Dolphins to gather for training camp earlier than most NFL teams

The third week of July should mark Dolphins fans’ first look at top draft pick Minkah Fitzpatrick. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) The Dolphins think they need a lot of work. The NFL released reporting dates for training camp Thursday, which revealed that   the Dolphins’ rookies are scheduled to arrive in Davie on July 18 and veterans July 25. The @NFL training...
Ex-Miami Dolphins NT Chuck Klingbeil, hero of Shula’s 300th win, dead at 52

Ex-Miami Dolphins NT Chuck Klingbeil, hero of Shula’s 300th win, dead at 52

Dolphins nose tackle Chuck Klingbeil celebrates during the 1991 victory over Green Bay in which he scored an unlikely touchdown to help give Don Shula his 300th victory. (Jim Spoonts /Allsport) The name Chuck Klingbeil might not mean much to younger fans today, but the former nose tackle has a secure place in Dolphins lore for an improbable starring role in Don Shula&rsquo...
All Miami Dolphins draft picks are signed: TE Mike Gesicki gets 4-year deal

All Miami Dolphins draft picks are signed: TE Mike Gesicki gets 4-year deal

Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki signed Monday to complete negotiations for this year’s draft class for Miami. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) The Dolphins just wrapped up offseason workouts and scattered for some R&R, but they’re also primed to get down to business. They signed second-round pick Mike Gesicki, a tight end, Monday, meaning all eight of their 2018...
Miami Dolphins DE Cameron Wake explains what it takes to be elite

Miami Dolphins DE Cameron Wake explains what it takes to be elite

Cameron Wake knows as well as anyone what it takes to enjoy a long NFL career. (Getty Images) DAVIE — Cameron Wake is used to being asked the same questions about how he has implausibly maintained his physique at age 36 and given the Dolphins two straight double-digit sack seasons this late in his career. He gets it everywhere. Young players in Miami’s locker room...
Dolphins coach Adam Gase more confident than ever that he’s got a winning roster

Dolphins coach Adam Gase more confident than ever that he’s got a winning roster

Kenny Stills and the Dolphins’ offense are looking to snap back from a low-scoring 2017 season. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — Dolphins coach Adam Gase emerged from free agency defiant amid widespread criticism of the team’s offseason and claimed he had a winning roster. Miami had just finished unloading Mike Pouncey, Ndamukong Suh and Jarvis Landry, as well as their...
Dolphins coach Adam Gase high on QB David Fales, but remains undecided

Dolphins coach Adam Gase high on QB David Fales, but remains undecided

David Fales still has quite a fight ahead of him to win the backup quarterback job. (AP) DAVIE — The way everything has lined up for quarterback David Fales this offseason, it’ll be a surprise if anyone else claims the Dolphins’ backup quarterback job. It’s a pivotal career opportunity for Fales after bouncing around the last four years. Miami coach Adam Gase is...
Dolphins DE Cameron Wake saw ‘missed opportunities’ for sacks in 2017

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake saw ‘missed opportunities’ for sacks in 2017

Cameron Wake isn’t fixated on sack statistics, but he knows the Dolphins’ numbers should be better. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — One of the Dolphins’ biggest problems last season was that they were in the top 10 in defensive line spending and the bottom 10 in sacks. That’s not Cameron Wake’s fault. He had another double-digit year (his third straight...
Dolphins rookie TE Mike Gesicki rips through offseason practices

Dolphins rookie TE Mike Gesicki rips through offseason practices

Gesicki (86) is the highest-drafted Dolphins tight end since 1974. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — The Dolphins’ top two picks in this year’s NFL Draft appear to be as good as everyone thought they were. That’s great when it comes to safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, but it’s essential with tight end Mike Gesicki. Gesicki, the second-rounder from Penn...
Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II faces rape charges

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II faces rape charges

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was arrested Thursday on suspicion of rape, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. >> Read more trending news  The charges against, Winslow, 34, include two counts of forcible rape, one count of forcible sodomy and one count of forcible oral copulation, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Other charges include kidnapping...
What Adam Gase said on final day of Miami Dolphins spring practice

What Adam Gase said on final day of Miami Dolphins spring practice

Adam Gase and DeVante Parker working at practice. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins wrapped up their 13th scheduled practice on Thursday. And here are some of the highlights from Adam Gase’s final availability until training camp starts near the end of July. • The Dolphins were making less mental errors at the end of the spring than the beginning...
Dolphins left tackle Laremy Tunsil ready to move on from ‘horrible taste’ of 2017 season

Dolphins left tackle Laremy Tunsil ready to move on from ‘horrible taste’ of 2017 season

Laremy Tunsil is ready for a comeback . (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — Nobody needs to tell Laremy Tunsil last season didn’t go well for him. It’s been on his mind for months. In his move from left guard back to his natural spot at left tackle, he struggled with missed assignments, inconsistency and just straight-up getting beat by defensive ends. The...
MarQueis Gray: Don’t underestimate Miami Dolphins’ crowded, diverse TE corps

MarQueis Gray: Don’t underestimate Miami Dolphins’ crowded, diverse TE corps

MarQueis Gray is helping mentor the Dolphins’ two rookie tight ends. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — If there’s one player who could have done a double take at the Dolphins’ draft, MarQueis Gray is the guy. It surprised no one when Miami took Mike Gesicki in the second round, but the real twist came two rounds later, when the Dolphins did a double take of their...
Miami Dolphins OT Ja’Wuan James not talking contract

Miami Dolphins OT Ja’Wuan James not talking contract

Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Ja’Wuan James is the highest-paid right tackle in the NFL in 2018, at $9.34 million. But James doesn’t want to talk about it. “I am just focused on having a good year here,” James said Thursday, when asked about Miami’s decision to process their fifth-year ...
Practice report: Miami Dolphins close out Organized Team Activities

Practice report: Miami Dolphins close out Organized Team Activities

The Dolphins held their final day of offseason practices this morning. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — The Dolphins are in the practice bubble this morning for the final session of Organized Team Activities and they’ll close it out with a light workout.Here are some notes from today’s practice: — There are several absences, but these workouts are...
Miami Dolphins award Boca Olympic Heights student full college scholarship

Miami Dolphins award Boca Olympic Heights student full college scholarship

Valicia Browne of Boca Raton and Olympic Heights High School (Photo courtesy of Miami Dolphins) DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins awarded Olympic Heights High School student Valicia Browne of Boca Raton a full scholarship to Florida State on Wednesday. Browne is the first recipient of the Project Change Scholarship, part of a yearly fund for advocacy and social justice programs ...
Latest on the progress of Miami Dolphins’ backup quarterbacks

Latest on the progress of Miami Dolphins’ backup quarterbacks

David Fales is the favorite to win the backup quarterback job. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — The Dolphins still have ample time to sort out their quarterback situation, but it continues to look like David Fales is the man to beat for job of being Ryan Tannehill’s backup. Fales, who was with the team last offseason and the back half of the regular season, is getting significant...
Miami Dolphins’ Cornell Armstrong mentored by Pat Surtain, Bobby McCain

Miami Dolphins’ Cornell Armstrong mentored by Pat Surtain, Bobby McCain

Miami Dolphins rookie cornerback Cornell Armstrong. (Charles Trainor/ Miami Herald) DAVIE — Patrick Surtain was a three-time Pro Bowler with the Miami Dolphins and like rookie Cornell Armstrong, he played at Southern Miss. So Surtain expressed a desire to connect with Armstrong, and it recently happened. “He told me to go out there and get as many reps as I can,&rdquo...
Dolphins DE Cameron Wake: Robert Quinn ‘a bear’ for opposing offenses

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake: Robert Quinn ‘a bear’ for opposing offenses

The combination of Quinn and Wake should be scary. (Los Angeles Times) DAVIE — Cameron Wake didn’t complain about the Dolphins’ existing group of defensive ends, but he was happy to hear they were trading for former all-pro Robert Quinn this offseason. Wake hasn’t had a running mate of this caliber since Olivier Vernon in 2013, so this sounds pretty good to him...
Mentoring Dolphins DE Charles Harris incredibly rewarding for Cameron Wake

Mentoring Dolphins DE Charles Harris incredibly rewarding for Cameron Wake

Charles Harris is Cameron Wake’s protege. (Bill Ingram/The Post) DAVIE — No one from the Dolphins had to ask Cameron Wake to take on a teaching role when they drafted defensive end Charles Harris last year. Not threatened by the team spending a first-round pick on someone at his position, Wake was eager to be a mentor if that’s what Harris wanted...
Miami Dolphins explore future of practice site beyond 2019

Miami Dolphins explore future of practice site beyond 2019

The Dolphins’ future in Davie is undetermined. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — As the Dolphins continue working through possibilities for their football headquarters, they’ve reached a straightforward conclusion: Their current setup is unfit for an NFL team. The organization has done the best it can to modernize the practice facility in Davie, located on...
Miami Dolphins’ home a ‘slam dunk’ for World Cup in 2026, says Joe Robbie’s son, Tim

Miami Dolphins’ home a ‘slam dunk’ for World Cup in 2026, says Joe Robbie’s son, Tim

Hard Rock Stadium is illuminated in colors saluting the tri-country bid involving the United States, Mexico and Canada. (Photo courtesy of the Miami Dolphins) DAVIE — There’s no guarantee that South Florida became a World Cup destination Wednesday. But it’s about as close as you can get. FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, overwhelmingly voted to bring the World...
Miami Dolphins rookie defensive backs working to ditch nicknames

Miami Dolphins rookie defensive backs working to ditch nicknames

Cornell “Big Country” Armstrong would like to get back to his regular name as soon as he can. (AP) DAVIE — Now that hazing has been legislated out of football, teams are finding creative, relatively harmless ways to make rookies prove themselves to their veteran co-workers. For the Dolphins’ defensive backs, this means they’ve been saddled with...
Miami Dolphins’ Isaiah Ford holds first post-injury press conference

Miami Dolphins’ Isaiah Ford holds first post-injury press conference

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Isaiah Ford during organized team activities at training camp in Davie. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Isaiah Ford has added a bit of weight and strength and he knows a lot more about the Dolphins’ offense than he did at this time last year. But having recovered from a torn meniscus in his knee, Ford is still...
Jarvis Landry: I didn’t really have a good relationship with Ryan Tannehill (NFL Network)

Jarvis Landry: I didn’t really have a good relationship with Ryan Tannehill (NFL Network)

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and former Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry celebrate a touchdown in 2015. (Bill Ingram / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Ryan Tannehill completed most of the 400 catches Jarvis Landry had over the four years of his Miami Dolphins career. But Landry revealed Wednesday he and Tannehill were actually not close. “I’m not surprised...
Dolphins veterans tell rookie LB Jerome Baker to tone it down in practice

Dolphins veterans tell rookie LB Jerome Baker to tone it down in practice

Jerome Baker has been very eager to prove himself during offseason practices. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — There’s a lot of pressure on the Dolphins’ rookies right now between trying to learn the playbook and adjusting to everything else that comes with playing in the NFL. One challenge is tempering their enthusiasm during offseason practices that allow for minimal...
‘It affects me’: Miami Dolphins’ Walt Aikens knows solutions with police aren’t so simple

‘It affects me’: Miami Dolphins’ Walt Aikens knows solutions with police aren’t so simple

Dolphins safety Walt Aikens, national spokesperson for the National Association of Police Athletic/Activities League, poses with PAL participants at the team training facility in Davie on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of the Miami Dolphins) DAVIE — The more people want to boil down the anthem flap in the NFL to patriotism — are the players respectful of this country ...
Miami Dolphins excited about Isaiah Ford’s ‘very productive’ spring

Miami Dolphins excited about Isaiah Ford’s ‘very productive’ spring

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Isaiah Ford looks good in 84. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Isaiah Ford leaped into the air in the end zone and amid a crowd, came down with the football. Ford can leap, really leap, especially now that he’s fully healed from that knee surgery last season. Ford celebrated with teammates on Tuesday, hauling in the pass from...
Miami Dolphins rookie LB Jerome Baker explains his pinned Twitter post about scars

Miami Dolphins rookie LB Jerome Baker explains his pinned Twitter post about scars

Jerome Baker has a warm, open demeanor. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — @Lastname_Baker (Jerome Baker Jr.): “Please don’t fight my battles I need these scars.” 18 May 2016 Jerome Baker is a speaking about the Twitter post he’s had pinned atop his account for more than two years. Baker is speaking about scars. And how many he has. “Quite a bit,” Baker...
Miami Dolphins DB Walt Aikens warms up to ex-Patriot Danny Amendola

Miami Dolphins DB Walt Aikens warms up to ex-Patriot Danny Amendola

Walt Aikens had some nice battles with new teammate Danny Amendola. (Andres Leiva/The Post) DAVIE — The Dolphins couldn’t stand Danny Amendola until they finally signed him. He was a pest for years in New England, causing problems for Miami as a slot receiver and as a return man on special teams. Cornerback Bobby McCain, who got ejected for fighting...
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